Global Patent Index - EP 0719092 B1

EP 0719092 B1 2000-01-12 - HARD COATED CHEWING GUM WITH IMPROVED SHELF LIFE, WITH XYLITOL AND POLYOL COATINGS

Title (en)

HARD COATED CHEWING GUM WITH IMPROVED SHELF LIFE, WITH XYLITOL AND POLYOL COATINGS

Title (de)

HARTBESCHICHTETER KAUGUMMI MIT VERBESSERTER BESTÄNDIGKEIT, MIT XYLITOL- UND POLYOL-SCHICHTEN

Title (fr)

GOMME A MACHER A ENROBAGE DUR A BASE DE XYLITOL ET DE POLYOL A DUREE DE CONSERVATION PROLONGEE

Publication

EP 0719092 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 93922694 A

Priority

US 9308673 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9507621A1] A dual composition hard coated chewing gum is provided, which exhibits improved long-term shelf stability under storage conditions involving constant exposure to the moisture contained in the atmosphere. The dual composition hard coated chewing gum is ideally suited for pellet chewing gum having pellet shapes which cannot easily be protected from atmospheric moisture by packaging. The dual composition hard coated chewing gum has a gum center which includes a gum base, a bulk portion, and one or more flavoring agents. The dual composition hard coated chewing gum also has an outer coating which includes layers which contain from about 50 to about 100 % xylitol; and layers which contain from about 50 to about 100 % of a non-xylitol polyol (preferably lactitol, maltitol or sorbitol, with lactitol and maltitol being particularly preferred). A method of preparing the dual composition hard coated chewing gum is also provided. The non-xylitol polyol is preferably applied first, and covered with a xylitol coating.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A23G 3/30

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A23G 4/00 (2006.01); A23G 4/10 (2006.01); A23G 4/20 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A23G 4/10 (2013.01); A23G 4/20 (2013.01)

Citation (examination)

  • EP 0229594 A2 19870722 - WARNER LAMBERT CO [US]
  • Scientific & Technological Surveys, ISSN 0144-3074, No.173,June 1992, pages 30-35

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE DK FR GB

EPO simple patent family

WO 9507621 A1 19950323; AU 5161893 A 19950403; AU 679695 B2 19970710; DE 69327595 D1 20000217; DE 69327595 T2 20000608; DE 69327595 T3 20080814; DK 0719092 T3 20000501; DK 0719092 T4 20080325; EP 0719092 A1 19960703; EP 0719092 A4 19970129; EP 0719092 B1 20000112; EP 0719092 B2 20080227

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